What are the clinical features of narcolepsy?

Updated: Sep 04, 2019
  • Author: Sagarika Nallu, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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The following are also common features of narcolepsy:

  • A tendency to take short and refreshing naps during the day; these may be accompanied by dreams

  • Trouble sleeping at night [2]

  • Nocturnal compulsive behaviors (eg, sleep-related eating disorder and nocturnal smoking [3]

  • Obesity


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